Dickinsonian Newspaper

1981

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Trustees approve increase in tuition cost. The Panhellenic Council eliminates fall rush. A pond and a sun deck will be added to the Kline Center. Michael J. Netto, director of Food Service, completes first year of residency at Dickinson having implemented many changes. Professor Dennis Akin...

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Flu outbreak overloads Health Center. President Sam Banks offers non-credit course on magic for second year. "Senior Night in Carlisle" held at local restaurants and bars. All-campus Study Group on Minorities created over concern of decline in the number of minority students. Bruce Wall, Dean of...

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Drayer and Morgan Hall fire alarm systems are to be replaced. Delta Nu to change residence. Dr. Benjamin Spock and Ted Koppel kick off Public Affairs Symposium. Lack of diversity on campus cited as problem by Task Force report. Upperclassmen RA program to continue.

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Public Affairs Symposium events draws huge crowds. Student Senate elections are noteworthy for the all-female winnters, as well as high turnout. Sigma Chi penalized for pledging incident. Psychology Department is faced with large number of criticisms from students. Dick Poston performs a...

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The Joan Kerr Dance Company presents a ballet commemorating the Holocaust. Database of alumni compiled to help students seeking information on careers. Newly elected Senate President Marilyn Emerson is sworn in. Whole Earth House is proposed. Fraternities consider moving out of quadrangle....

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The Dickinsonian is awarded All-American status by the National Scholastic Press Association for the third semester in a row. Dr. Donald Knuth wins Priestley Award. Issue of special interest housing is discussed at Student Affairs committee meeting. New Policy and Management Studies Program is...

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Creation of Campus Entertainment Board is approved by the Senate. Small group of Dickinson students attend anti-nuke rally in Harrisburg. Attempted assassination of Reagan shocks students on campus. Old gym may be converted to new art center, pending approval of trustees. Black Arts Festival...

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Fran Donelan speaks to students about the registration and the draft. Admissions reports a new record in applications. New policy prohibits Dickinson students from studying at Dickinson School of Law's Library. Money held in the College's reserves will be pumped into financial aid programs to...

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New faculty-student dining program created. Physical Eduction course structure changed. Local residents share their thoughts on living in proximity to college students. College employees express dissatisfaction with College policies. Phi Kappa named as source of vandalism of past month. Vita-...

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Igor Birgman talks about the economic state of the U.S.S.R at a talk at the War College. Amnesty International chapter re-established on campus. Frats move into Biddle, Todd, and Sellers houses. Windows of four frats were smashed at the end of the initiation period for new Skull and Key members...

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Professors hold discussion concerning "Reaganomics." Photos are taken for new student-ID system to be implemented the following fall. Spring Fest is a huge success. Freshmen Seminar Program to be implemented. Faculty approves number of resolutions designed to enhance student life. Departing...

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In this edition, overenrollment plagues the College again, spurring many new renovations and additions to buildings on campus. The freshman enrollment this year has set the record. The tradition of stealing the mermaid atop of the cupola has been changed to a race to find a hidden red devil....

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In this edition, at least sixteen faculty members expressed with a petition a wish to end the pass/fail option. Professors Alan Kranz and Ann Mathews will be living on campus in student dorms due to the overcrowding on campus. A misprint in the College's catalogs cost around $4,000 to reprint. A...

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In this edition, fifteen students and four professors from the College joined a quarter of a million protesters to voice their criticisms of President Ronald Reagan's policies. BACCHUS, a nationally sponsored group, has set roots at Dickinson to offer alcohol education to the campus. Junior...

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In this edition, four break-ins occurred in campus dorms, three in the Whole Earth House and one at the Kappa Sigma fraternity house. The College enforced its "no pet" policy after finding several students, including a fraternity, housing cats and dogs. Starting this year, the College will make...

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In this issue, "grade inflation" is the topic of conversation in academia due to the 1960s and 1970s having a higher percentage of A's. Equality for Females: Our Rights Today or EFFORT promoted lecture on reproductive rights in lieu of anti-abortion legislation. The football team has not been...

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Three fraternities, Beta Theta Pi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Phi Epsilon Pi volunteered to be relocated due to overenrollment at the College and state that it has not had a negative effect on fraternity life. The Student Senate Priorities Committee unanimously recommended that a student...

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The Ruckus committee displayed a giant bra between the library and Montgomery House to raise awareness of student artwork. The Beta Theta Pi fraternity received the President's Cup for outstanding contributions to campus life. Women's Field Hockey is continuing to do well. The Board of Trustees...

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President Sam Banks has decided to appoint a Commission on the Status of Minorities, which was recommended by the Study Group on Minorities. The College hopes to review the "current situation of the black community" and develop ways to enhance their campus experience. The old Alumni Gymnasium is...

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In this edition, Professor Jeffrey Poelvoorde wrote a lecture called, "Feminism as the Death of Culture," which caused quite a stir on campus between groups who agreed and disagreed. The Study Group on the Academic Program, which was commissioned by the College President and works with the...

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U.S. Congressman Bill Goodling speaks at the Whole Earth House about world hunger and its politics. Undergraduate degrees have been shifting from law and medicine to business degrees due to large incomes and prestige that comes with it. Preservation Hall Jazz Band performed at the Kline Center...

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In this edition, depression is addressed on campus stating that it affections a majority of campus and those who feel depressed should try and see a counselor. The issue of abortion divides the Student Senate as they have to make a decision on whether they support the issue or not. The College's...

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